CVE-2016-2146

NVD - CVE-2016-2146

CVE-2016-2146 Detail

Current Description

The am_read_post_data function in mod_auth_mellon before 0.11.1 does not limit the amount of data read, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (worker process crash, web server deadlock, or memory consumption) via a large amount of POST data.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-March/179085.html
https://github.com/UNINETT/mod_auth_mellon/pull/71 Patch 
https://sympa.uninett.no/lists/uninett.no/arc/modmellon/2016-03/msg00000.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2146
NVD Published Date:
04/15/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/25/2016
Source:
MITRE